Appalachia: The Voices of Sleeping Birds
Lyrical prose and warm watercolor illustrations bring a "certain part of the country called Appalachia" alive for young readers. Two award-winning artists, forever touched by their experiences growing up in this unique landscape, have teamed to create a quietly powerful and beautifully crafted portrait of life in a timeless place.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - szanes - LibraryThing
Wonderful lyric language and stunning artwork blend to form an almost idyllic picture of Appalachian life, both years ago and today. You can hear the affection in the author's voice for this picturesque region of the U.S. Read full review
APPALACHIA: The Voices of Sleeping BirdsUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
``All my people are larger bodies than mine, quiet, with voices gentle and meaningless like the voices of sleeping birds...'' concludes Rylant's introductory quote here: James Agee describing his ... Read full review